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by | Read by Jeff Harding

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

An Irishman of uncertain character discovers ancient Chinese artifacts in a cypress grove near Monterey, California, in the early 1900s. As a result of that discovery, the lives of the Tong elders and a Stanford marine biologist are intertwined in a series of events that will not be fully understood until, a century later, two graduate students team up to investigate them. Jeff Harding's soothing voice and credible accents keep the listener on track as the plot changes points of view and time periods. This literary novel benefits from Harding's pacing, subtle inflections, and sensitive changes in volume, especially in the first part, which consists of journal entries. The story is so convincingly woven from a factual base that the listener often forgets this is a novel. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2010]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-3820-9 $29.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-3822-3 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-6036-1 $39.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-3821-6 $89.97 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-3823-0 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-3825-4 $39.97

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